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  • What Makes a Car Qualified to be Called an EEV?
    What Makes a Car Qualified to be Called an EEV? What Makes a Car Qualified to be Called an EEV?   With so much buzz about Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEVs) entering the market, do we really know what qualifies them to be one? Does a vehicle qualify as an EEV just by emitting less carbon monoxide? Not sure? Well, here’s a list of criteria that will surely help you identify the next EEV you see. Malaysia has taken the issue of air pollution seriously so much so that the National Automotive Policy 2014 (NAP2014 ) was announced in 2014 with the main objective of making Malaysia a regional automotive hub of EEVs. According to the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI). Many may not realise that EEVs are not just electric vehicles. In general, EEVs are any vehicle that complies to a set of fuel efficiency standards (1/100km) and carbon emission requirements (g/km). This includes vehicles with any powertrain, such as internal…
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What Makes a Car Qualified to be Called an EEV?

What Makes a Car Qualified to be Called an EEV?   With so much buzz about Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEVs) entering the market, do we really know what qualifies them to be one? Does a vehicle q... Read more

FREEDOM AND NATIONALISM - Great nations are buil…

This weekend, we close the year’s season in the celebration of freedom and nationalism. For me, it also serves as a reminder of how far we, as a nation, have progressed. Although progress is of... Read more

MALAYSIA DAY - Our differences are our unique st…

Many a time this column has addressed the challenges we face in progressing as a nation, from our post-colonial era to becoming one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Just like any infant... Read more

MERDEKA DAY CELEBRATION - Appreciating value of …

This year is one of those rare occasions where National Day and Hari Raya Aidiladha is celebrated back to back with each other. Despite its differences in religion and nationalism, the philosophies be... Read more

MAI-SUT Automotive Research Scholarship

  The MAI-SUT Automotive Scholarship Research Programme is a research based post-graduate studies recently launched under the Transport Innovation Centre (TIC). Researchers work directly with ... Read more

MALAYSIA AUTOSHOW 2017 - Motoring ahead in energ…

The International Motor Show Germany (colloquially the Frankfurt Motor Show) was introduced in 1897, in a time when "production" automobiles were gaining popularity around the world. It was born in th... Read more

FRONTIER OF FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION - Devel…

While a developed nation is measured by sovereign or per capita income levels, it is also common to look at the industrialisation level and infrastructure within a country to gauge the status of devel... Read more

MALAYSIA AUTOSHOW - Helping consumers understand…

One of the key ingredients to successful automotive industry development is a policy framework that balances the needs of the industry with the needs of the populace. During the automotive industry&r... Read more

INDUSTRY 4.0 - Understand market forces and anti…

On Tuesday, the Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI) hosted the Latin American Business Day to bridge business, trade and investment ties between Malaysia and the Latin American natio... Read more

A firsthand account of a car accident

One of Malaysia Automotive Institute’s major roles is to enhance awareness about vehicle safety and consumer awareness on safe driving behaviour. In this column, I’ve written extensively o... Read more

ROAD SAFETY - Have you played your rule as a con…

Let’s start with a question – do you find your car headrests to be comfortable? Contrary to popular belief, headrests were never designed for resting our heads while driving. The term &ld... Read more

SOCIETAL CHANGE - Critical thinking key to achie…

If we read the headlines such as the above with a preconceived notion, then perhaps this article is timely written. To set the record straight, this article was neither inspired by liberal notions of ... Read more

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